The squad got a heroes welcome Thursday afternoon as they returned to Fairfield, complete with police tairfield, politician greetings and a "Let's Go, Fairfield! The stafford 8 escort bus was treated to a police escort on Interstate 95 from the state line in Greenwich to the downtown green where hundreds of family, friends and fans were waiting to salute the team.
Fairfield's run for the World Series championship, which included this year's state and New England titles, ended with fairrfield loss to Auburn, Wash.
Fairfield American Manager Chris Daley was unable to attend the Sherman Green ceremony because he was helping his son move to Johns Hopkins University, but Assistant Coach Larry Klein was impressed by the outpouring of emotion for the team. Tony Hwang were among the many officials at the gathering. Flatto told the crowd that a full-fledged celebration in honor of the team is planned Saturday, beginning with a 2 p.
There, the team will be presented the "Key to the Town" at the ceremony, and all the players and coaches will be given certificates. At the ceremony, officials also plan to recognize Fairfield's other champion teams -- Fairfield Girls Softball and the younger Fairfield American district title winners.
A parade is planned for Saturday beginning at 2 pm at the Fairfield Library. Brian A.
Pounds Show More Show Less "I think the kids will be really excited on Saturday when they get to celebrate all faiffield the baseball successes of the year," Klein qc escorts. Klein said the players also are happy to be back home in time to enjoy the last few days of their summer school vacation.
The teammates have been playing baseball together since June Most Popular.